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1/48 UH-1H KITTY HAWK // B Co 4-228th AVN

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    June, 2016
1/48 UH-1H KITTY HAWK // B Co 4-228th AVN
Posted by charliehuey on Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:27 PM

I never know if picture will show up or not in this forum since is deificult to post but here it is...

This is my 1/48th scale KITTY HAWK UH-1H Huey. 

I built it representing United States Army UH-1H From the B Co 4-228th AVN 

at el Salvador Between Jan 1991 and Feb1992.

The model was built almost OBB scratch is the instrument panel the HF Tail antenna and mount, the ALQ 144-Jammer and the wires, gunner seats, I remake all the bars on the main rotor mast and the counter weights, the roof inside was completely done out of the one the kit brings the mounts for the M-60 were also modified to make the a bit more scale.

The model was painted with Model Master acrylic Paints. The main exterior color is U.S. Army FS34087. 

Weathering was done using pastel chalks and swabs

I wanted to represent  one of the many UH-1Hs from the B Co 4-228th AVN stationed at El Salvador during the time frame mentioned above assisting the FAS with the guerrilla war and other task

Is not perfect but I really love this model. and happy with her

Until next Huey.

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  • Member since
    November, 2008
  • From: Far Northern CA
Posted by mrmike on Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:12 PM

Great looking build! How did you like the kit?

Mike

  • Member since
    June, 2016
Posted by charliehuey on Thursday, January 10, 2019 3:12 PM

mrmike

Great looking build! How did you like the kit?

Mike

 

Thanks sir,

it is the best Huey kit ever made in any scale.

I have build 6 of them and hope never to touch an italeri/esci huey never again.

  • Member since
    February, 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:31 PM

Beautiful. I just wish they hadn't messed up on the scissors linkages.

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